Month: December 2011

Happy Birthday Joe Paterno

Our legendary former coach turns 85 today. So much has changed since JoePa celebrated his last birthday, but we can only hope that he is surrounded by family and friends on this special day.

Don’t Go Broke Over Break

It’s hard enough to save money while at school, but have you ever noticed how you seem to fly through money when you leave for break? It’s not an unusual phenomenon, especially when all of your buddies from home want to get together every single night. Don’t even get me started on the holidays; how could you possibly save money with all of those presents you have to buy? And your Aunt Cindy never seems to just give you cash on the big day…instead you’re stuck with a pair of pajamas with little penguins on them. With my help, you can see your friends, pretend to be happy with your less-than-mediocre presents, and manage to save a few bucks for your bar tab on syllabus week.

Men’s Basketball Ends Three Game Skid

Penn State (7-5) put an end to an ugly three game losing streak, predictably downing Mount St. Mary’s (1-9) Sunday night in front of a sparse winter break crowd at the Bryce Jordan Center.

What To Do Over Winter Break, Philly Edition

Between sleeping, catching up with friends and family, working, and celebrating the holidays, chances are you’ll be looking for something fun to do over the next few weeks. For that reason, this week, Onward State will look into what’s going on in a city near you (most likely) while you’re home on break. Today, we look at The City of Brotherly Love.

Trial of Curley, Schultz to Proceed

Joe Paterno, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz all had written testimoy read on their behalf during the afternoon portion of the preliminary trial for Curley and Schultz.

Mike McQueary Testifies at Curley-Schultz Hearing

Mike McQueary was the first testimony in today’s preliminary hearing regarding the perjury charges of former Penn State Athletic Director, Tim Curley and senior vice president for finance and business, Gary Schultz. Mr. Schultz also oversaw Human Resources and the University Police Department until he retired in 2009.

Live Blog of Curley/Schultz Preliminary Hearings

The second major preliminary hearing of charges stemming from the Jerry Sandusky grand jury investigation is set to take place today in Harrisburg. “Former” athletic director Tim Curley and former vice president of finance and business Gary Schultz have both been charged with perjury for lying to the grand jury during their investigation of Sandusky.

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